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Samsung employees greet the audience at the company's Galaxy Unpacked launch event for the Galaxy Note 9 in New York on Aug. 9.   © Reuters
Company in focus

Samsung's Galaxy empire in crisis

Amid strong competition from Chinese rivals, smartphone leader looks for innovation

KIM JAEWON, Nikkei staff writer | South Korea

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea/NEW YORK -- Samsung Electronics CEO Koh Dong-jin looked pale when he accompanied his boss, Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, to a meeting with South Korea's finance minister in early August.

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